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  1. Vol. 48 No. 4, p. 170-172
     
    Received: Dec 16, 1955
    Published: Apr, 1956


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doi:10.2134/agronj1956.00021962004800040007x

A New Gene Interaction in the Endosperm of Maize1

  1. H. H. Kramer,
  2. Roy L. Whistler and
  3. E. G. Anderson2

Synopsis

Synopsis

A gene with slight morphological effects in normal dent endosperm, which increases amylose content to about 60% without increasing water-soluble polysaccharides, is described. It is inherited as a simple recessive. The symbol ha (high amylose) is proposed, and it is shown that chromosome 5 carries the ha locus.

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